Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)

The Dresden Altar (detail) The Dresden Altarpiece

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Saskia, Ltd., Cultural Documentation

Abstract

The altarpiece was commissioned by Frederick the Wise for the church of the Wittenberg Castle. The altarpiece was in the Kunstkammer in Dresden as early as 1687 which explains its name. The central panel depicts Mary adoring the Child, while the side wings represent St Anthony and St Sebastian. The central panel, displayed with the side panels in the Gem

Keywords

Dresden, Germany, Nuremberg, Germany, Style: German Northern Renaissance, School: Northern Renaissance, Movement: Renaissance, German, Painting;, Painting

Subject: topical

Style: German Northern Renaissance; School: Northern Renaissance; Movement: Renaissance; German; Painting;

Subject: geographic

Dresden, Germany; Nuremberg, Germany

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Genre

Painting; picture

Holding Location

University of South Florida USF

Collection

Art and Art History (Saskia)

Identifier

A01-LGF0823

The Dresden Altar (detail) The Dresden Altarpiece

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